Broccoli Soup With Croutons


This broccoli soup with croutons is easy to make; a delicious vegetarian soup. Ideal for lunch or as an appetiser.

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Broccoli soup with croutons
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2021-08-24, this recipe is for 6 people and takes 45 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 12-03-2022

45 minutes 6 people Soup
Broccoli soup with croutons


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  • 500 grams broccoli
  • 2 onions
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 large potato
  • 1.5 litres of vegetable stock
  • 100 grams of feta
  • 3 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • (stale) bread or croutons
  • chives or parsley, if desired
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  • chopping board & chef's knife
  • optional: frying pan
  • Vegetable peeler
  • large saucepan
  • wooden spoon
  • stick blender or jug blender

Broccoli Soup With Croutons

45 minutes 6 people Soup

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Preparation – 15 minutes

you can easily make your own croutons from (stale) bread or baguette. Cut into pieces, heat oil in a frying pan and sauté until golden brown and crispy.

peel and finely chop the onions and garlic cloves. Cut the broccoli into florets. Use the stem, too, but peel it first.

peel the potato and cut it into small chunks.

Broccoli soup with croutons
Broccoli soup with croutons

Finishing the broccoli soup with croutons – 30 minutes

heat a dash of olive oil in a large saucepan and sauté the onion and garlic for a few minutes. Then add the broccoli and potato and sauté for a few minutes more.

pour in the vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Then lower the heat and let it simmer for about 15 minutes.

the exact cooking time will depend on the size of the broccoli and potato. Use a stick blender or jug blender to purée the soup.

season the broccoli soup with salt and pepper. Serve with crumbled feta and half a tablespoon of crème fraîche per person. Garnish with fresh chives or parsley, if desired. Enjoy your meal!

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Broccoli Soup With Croutons: frequently asked questions

Can I make this broccoli soup non-vegetarian?

Yes, you can add fried bacon or pieces of smoked chicken breast to this broccoli soup for a non-vegetarian version.

What can I replace feta with?

You can use goat cheese or a mature, hard cheese instead of feta.